Thursday, 11 November 2010

Remembrance.

 Armistice Day - Remembrance Day:

At the Eleventh hour, of the Eleventh Day, of the Eleventh month -  Armistice.
We remember them, with a two minute silence.

For my Grandfather, mustard gassed in the Great War.
We were fortunate that he lived, although his life was shortened. He passed away when I was six years old.

For all who suffered and fell in that war and all the wars after -

 We remember. 

22 comments:

  1. Pat, this beautiful flower is a nicest tribute to all the fallen of the Great War. Ciao!

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  2. It's been heartwarming to see so many people observing the two minutes silence today.

    This tribute of remembrance made, for all our fallen soldiers

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  3. It certainly has been good to see xx

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  4. Hello Pat, Thanks for your visit & your kind words:)
    What a lovely post u have there. Very touching...
    Those flowers are just perfect.

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  5. thank you, Aksharaa.
    I loved my grandad very much. xx

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  6. Beautiful artwork. We are celebrating Veterans Day here in the US. We will remember all Veterans of all Wars all over the World.

    Willow

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  7. Thank you Pat for sharing this, it's lovely. Thank you to all the the men and women who love their countries and serve.

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  8. What a lovely painting of remembrance!
    That is sad about your grandfather.
    We need to teach the next generations of the sacrifices that have been made.

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  9. Thank you, Tonya.
    Mustard gas caused dreadful suffering, attacking the lungs. Somehow my grandad remained cheerful though he suffered. I wish he'd been around for longer xx

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  10. This is wonderful Pat! So soft and beautiful :0) Poppy's are my favourite flower. I have almost finished painting some poppy's myself too, though in a very different style to this and using acrylics. I hope to get a chance to finish them in the morning and post over the weekend :0)

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  11. Thank you Sandra.
    Shall look forward to seeing your poppies xx

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